D'ARCY Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB & B) has announced two senior promotions. Jasmine U and Tanica Ho have been appointed as group account director and associate account director, respectively. Ms U, a Canadian citizen and a University of British Columbia graduate in Japanese and psychology, has been with DMB & B for seven years. She has managed accounts, including Rothmans (China), Qantas and Hutchison Telephone. In her new role, Ms U will take on more responsibilities in new business development as well as continuing to oversee existing clients. Ms Ho, a Hong Kong University graduate in marketing, has handled clients such as Mars and Rothmans (Far East) and been involved in establishing DMB & B's China division, which reported billings last year of $56 million.